Current Exhibitions

The Figure and the Chicago Imagists: Selections from the Elmhurst College Art Collection

September 8, 2018 - January 20, 2019

Over and over, the Chicago Imagists cast the figure in numerous roles, distorting it and layering it with metaphor and personal meaning. Outrageous, irreverent, humorous and inspired by popular culture, these works reflect highly original expressions of the human form. This exhibition features over 30 works from the internationally known Elmhurst College Art Collection, focused on artists working in Chicago between about 1950 and the present. Read More ›

David Wallace Haskins: Polarity

September 8, 2018 - January 20, 2019

The exhibition by Chicago-based multi-media artist David Wallace Haskins will premiere multiple new projects including an interactive video work and large-scale light installation within the Museum galleries. Haskins will also premiere a site-specific installation in the Museum’s McCormick House designed by Mies van der Rohe, which is the second in a series of transformative architectural interventions. Read More ›

McCormick House: 1952 – 1959

September 8, 2018 - January 20, 2019

McCormick House: 1952 – 1959 curated by Robert Kleinschmidt and Ryan Monteleagre   In tandem with the artist intervention by David Wallace Haskins, half of the McCormick House was curated with classic 1950s furniture inspired by historical photographs of the residence of Robert Hall McCormick III and Isabella Gardner (1952-59). Read More ›